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By Prachatai |
<p>A 22-year-old Twitter user has been found guilty of violating the Computer Crimes Act over 8 tweets about the monarchy and sentenced to 4 years in prison, suspended for 3 years, during which time he is prohibited from socializing with anyone who may lead him to repeat his offense.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Videos depicting sexual acts between an art teacher charged with statutory rape and his alleged victims have been circulating on Twitter for days, Prachatai English has found.&nbsp;</p>
By Tewarit Maneechai: report, Kittiya On-in: cover photo |
<p>How did Twitter people shake up politics? How scary is the power of Korean idol stans?</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>Twitter has taken down 926 Thai Twitter accounts which are deemed to be part of a state-linked information operation. The analysis shows that they target opposition parties and pro-democracy movements and try to counter criticism of the military and the government.</p>
By Pattanun Arunpreechawat |
<p>Thai social media has recently focussed on issues of sexual violence and gender equality, sparking a debate about feminist ideas and the goal of the movement. In this interview, five self-identified feminists who have experienced and witnessed gender-based violence and discrimination speak on the feminist movement in Thailand, misconceptions about feminism, and what it actually means to be a feminist.</p>
By Wirada Saelim |
<p>Wirada Saelim on how young people living in the culture of fear&nbsp;in Thailand are using Twitter to engage in politics and speak about issues that are often seen as controversial.&nbsp;</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The hashtag #saveโรม (#saveRome) trended on Friday (19 June) morning to protect Move Forward MP Rangsiman Rome against threats related to enforced disappearances.</p>
<p>The public prosecutor has chosen not to move forward in the case of a famous young twitter user who was arrested for posts about King Rama X. The defendant says he is quite stressed because the statute of limitations is 10 years, but his family is even more concerned.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>A Twitter user who was arrested last week under computer crime charges for posting about the monarchy has been denied bail twice on the ground that he might flee, <a href="">Thai Lawyers for Human Rights (TLHR)</a> reported.</p>
By Prachatai |
<p>The hashtag&nbsp;#royalmotorcade&nbsp;has soared on Twitter despite legal restrictions on criticism of the royal family as concerned citizens reported traffic problems caused by a royal motorcade. A twitter user has faced threats over their comments and an activist received a threatening message claimed to be sent by the Palace, but an official at the Bureau of Royal Household&nbsp;said it was unlikely to be from there.&nbsp;</p>
<div> <div>A pop singer has received support and criticism after tweeting that Thailand is, and will always be, underdeveloped. </div></div>